Northrop Grumman The Northrop Grumman Corporation is an American global aerospace and defense technology company formed by Northrop’s 1994 purchase of Grumman. The company was named as the fifth-largest defense contractor in the world in 2015. Northrop Grumman employs over 68,000 people worldwide. It reported revenues of US$25.2 billion in 2012. Northrop Grumman ranks No.
In 1981, PIL’s first container vessel is acquired and developed with container shipping. In 1990, launch of full container service between Southeast Asia and China with Singapore as a logistic hub. Within a decade, PIL made the transition from predominantly break bulk into a largely containerised shipping operation. Today, PIL ranked 18th amongst the top container ship operators in the world. The company offering container liner service and multipurpose services at over 500 locations on 100 countries worldwide.
Johnson International Corporation (JIS) is a global company that offers logistical support to the military and private companies which employs 100 people and it is largely located in US, Europe and Far East. It has been doing business for last 15 years and it had a net income after tax of $10 million. 70 % of their business is related to military sector and its focus is to provide logical support to military and private sector. In this company the president and chief executive officer were the same person and he/she was responsible for the overall activities of the company. The company has cut the budget in various field including the budget in IT capital and human resource which includes training for employee.
1 Introduction Argos is an UK based home retail group. It is one of the largest companies of UK that have been running around 737 companies and they have around 340 million visitors of their websites as well. According to a study it has been found that they are covering about 90% of the population of United Kingdom within their 10miles of an Argos branch. As one of the largest company in UK Argos has a decent growth rate of 20%. They have more than 130million customer and around two third of the population have taken under their catalog.
NIKE, Inc is the biggest American corporation that designs and manufactures of sportswear, accessories, equipment and services. This multinational business was founded by Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman in 1964, has more 40 offices outside the US, over 600 worldwide store outlets and has become the market leader in sport industry with the most recognized trademark "Just Do It". Through over 50 years, Nike, Inc have been developing and marketing a wide range of brands with US dollar billions revenue per year. However, behind this success, Nike has been strongly criticized as Sweatshops for exploitation of labor force resource in Southeast Asia factories, especially in Indonesia. In this paper, based on "Nike Sweatshops: Behind the Swoosh" video
It was built in 1910 and can hold upto 75,731 people. It cost £90,000 to construct back in 1910 which is now worth about £8 million. Manchester United has been described as a global brand; a 2011 report by Brand Finance, valued the club's trademarks and associated intellectual property at £412 million – an increase of £39 million on the previous year, valuing it at £11 million more than the second best brand, Real Madrid. In July 2012, Manchester United was ranked first by Forbes magazine in its list of the ten most valuable sports team brands, valuing the Manchester United brand at $2.23 billion. In January 2013, the club became the first sports team in the world to be valued at $3 billion.
Company Overview Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. or better known as Walgreens currently operates as one of largest retail drugstore chain in the world. With over 12,800 stores in 11 countries, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. has solidified its standing as a leader in the retail drug market. The newly formed corporation was designed with a holding company structure and has a presence in over 25 countries and employs upwards to 370,000 people making it the largest retail pharmacy destination in both the United States and Europe (Annual Report, 2014). Walgreens gained a 45 % stake in Alliance Boots at the end of 2012 in an attempt at creating a global brand. Walgreens decided to take an option of a complete buyout which would be finalized in 3 years,
Organizational Structure Bank of America is an American financial services corporation and is the second largest bank holding organization by assets, in the United States. The headquarter of the financial organization is situated in Charlotte, North Carolina. The bank has approximately 5,700 retail banking offices and 17,250 ATMs in the United States. The online banking system of the bank has more than 30 million active users. In this particular article, we will discuss about the Bank of America corporate hierarchy that is one of the most important factors responsible for the phenomenal growth and prosperity of the organization.
Established in 1988, Lenovo is the largest information technology enterprise in China, engaged primarily in the sale and manufacturing of personal computers, mobile telephone handsets, computer servers and printers, in China. It has been the market leader for seven consecutive years, commanding a 27 per cent share of the domestic PC market in 2003. It is also the market leader in the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan), with a market share of 12.6 per cent in 2003. (Fan, Y. 2006) 2.0 Critical analysis of the internalization strategies engaged by the company 2.1 Identification of current internalization pattern 2.1.1 Foreign direct investment The current internalization pattern that Lenovo has been used is the foreign direct investment which take the form of merger and